Visiting Houston and its rich African American heritage will amaze you. You’ll discover historic sights, bike around iconic neighborhoods, visit museums and cultural centers, and chow down at local eateries around the city. Experiencing Black life in H-Town will definitely enrich your soul. Read moreCelebrate Black life and culture in Texas’ largest city
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Samples taken from three tourists from Tennessee and Florida who died at a resort in the Bahamas under mysterious circumstances have been sent to a lab in the U.S. to expedite results and help authorities understand what happened, officials said Monday. Read moreMysterious deaths at Bahamas Sandals resort unresolved
Wide open spaces a far cry from Miami’s growing concrete canyon Read moreBig skies and luxury ranch living in Montana
From art and starry nights to civil rights and high tea Read moreSouthern hospitality the North Carolina way
There’s much more to New York than its five boroughs, namely Buffalo, the second-largest city in the state, with a population of 278,349. Read moreThere's much more to Buffalo than Niagara Falls
I’ve always heard about how beautiful Napa Valley is. Seeing the vineyards of California’s wine country on television and in movies, the thought of visiting and experiencing the area always seemed so out of reach. I’ve had many a toast with a glass of sparkly, but I never thought about the p… Read moreDiscovering Napa and the browning of the wine world
In the heart of our nation’s capital sits Hotel Zena, a property that is all about female empowerment and the celebration of women. It opened in October 2020, the year of the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which granted women the right to vote after decades of struggle. It would se… Read moreA Trip to D.C. Deserves a Stay at Hotel Zena
The first impression of the picturesque, alpine village of Brattleboro, Vt., is that it’s nestled in geographical beauty. Framed by the majestic Connecticut River and backdropped by the imposingly verdant Wantastiquet Mountain, the city has an innate allure. Read moreTake a Black journey through Brattleboro, Vermont
It’s a neighborhood bar and restaurant, but for two extended weekends every year, the “regulars” at Liuzza’s by the Track include an overflow crowd of tourists grabbing drinks and settling in for meals on their way in and out of the nearby New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Read moreNew Orleans tourism industry worries as COVID-19 rages
Bonaire, the B of the “ABC” Islands – which also include Aruba and Curacao – is located 50 miles off the north coast of Venezuela and is the smallest of its sister islands in terms of population and size. Nearly 21,000 people call the 112-square-mile island home, which stretches 24 miles fro… Read moreBonaire, once a visitor always a friend
This summer is already shaping up to be a difficult one for air travelers. Read moreWeather and labor shortages causing flight delays
New Jersey has set aside $4 million in its recently enacted budget for long-needed repairs to the Wildwood boardwalk, one of the Jersey Shore’s main attractions. Read moreNJ sets aside $4 million for Wildwood boardwalk repair
The once-deserted steps outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art are filling up with visitors again. Hotel lobbies are losing their desolate feel. Downtown, people are back to taking selfies with the Charging Bull near Wall Street. Read moreTourism coming back to NYC bringing optimism
The dice is rolling. Gambling giants MGM Resorts International and Caesars Entertainment said last Wednesday they were opening their Las Vegas Strip gambling floors at 100% capacity with no person-to-person distancing requirement, after state regulatory approval. Read moreCasinos in Las Vegas to open at 100% capacity
A new study says leaving middle seats open could give airline passengers more protection from the virus that causes COVID-19. Read moreBlocking seats on planes reduces COVID risk
This time last year the world was on lockdown. Life came to a halt, and the terms “quarantine” and “social distance” took on new meaning. One of the biggest disruptions was the squelching of our collective wanderlust and the ability to roam freely – no more hopping in a car, train or plane a… Read moreA pandemic visit to Aruba, ‘one happy island’
Air travel within the U.S. for vaccinated people got the green light from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last Friday. Testing before travel or quarantining afterward is no longer necessary for the vaccinated, but mask-wearing, social distancing and avoiding crowds are still r… Read moreSafety guidelines differ for travel by air and sea
The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s most tourism-dependent regions. Read moreCaribbean seeks vaccines to revive economy
Utah is known as home of the Mormon church, the Osmond family, the Sundance Film Festival, gorgeous mountains and some of the best skiing in the country. Let's face it. Right now, it's as about as far away from South Florida as you can get without crossing the Atlantic. So while the snowbird… Read moreSearching for safety in travel
Can one find paradise during a pandemic? While some will say it’s impossible, the island of Key West begs to differ. Read moreParadise in the midst of a pandemic
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